Retsina

Variety: Roditis and Savvatiano

Category: Dry white

Info

Crystal-clear yellow color full of pleasant flavor and peppery aroma. A new generation retsina with a balanced flavor that renews our favorite retsina. Served at 10-12 ° C.

Classification

(P.G.I) Slopes of Aigialeia

Vineyard

Mountains of Aigialeia, at a 840 m altitude

Type of soil

 Clay

Yields

800 – 900 kg/ha

Age of vines

25-35 years

Manual harvest and immediate transfer into the winery in small crates. Destemming and crushing in a pneumatic press. Static settling and alcoholic fermentation in stainless steel tanks at controlled temperature (12-16 °C). The wine is left on the lees for three months in stainless steel tanks. When fermenting at a controlled temperature, a small amount of natural pine resin is added, resulting in the characteristic aroma. It is an excellent wine of Greek identity.

Crystal-clear yellow color full of pleasant flavor and peppery aroma. A new generation retsina with a balanced flavor that renews our favorite retsina. Served at 10-12 ° C.

Retsina, with its particular aromas and flavor, ideally mate with the small fried fish, loves the octopus, the squid and stands perfectly next to spicy traditional dishes.

The retsina connects the grape with the resin extract. Most people know it, but few have tried the “fresher” modern version of …

If we are looking for a Greek product with long roots in history, the retsina will appear high on the list, with thousands of years of continuous presence. The golden-yellow wine, known since antiquity as resinous wine, bears the signature of Greek uniqueness. A seal that has not always worked positively, since it has often flirted with quality ups and downs, creating dislikes and negative impressions, especially abroad. It seems that today, more than ever, it has stabilized its character and has gained organoleptic extensions with an upward arrow. In the right retsina, the resin is in harmony with the wine, it integrates and creates a separate set. You can easily find choices with fine notes of mineral, mastic, pine and mouth balanced, fresh and peppery, with the ability to slowly gain the lost ground and the palates of the wine-lovers.

To find out, all that remains is a taste test. Then, to complete the summer atmosphere, it suffices to snap the appropriate snacks.

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